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Egypt reviving Luxor's Grand Avenue of Sphinxes

Egypt is moving ahead with the restoration of the Grand Avenue of Sphinxes, which experts say will be a great cultural achievement for Egypt and an exquisite addition to the study of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
A row of sphinxes at the Ancient Egyptian Luxor Temple complex, during an archaeological  dig on the east bank of the Nile, Egypt, circa 1955. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

CAIRO — Excavators are working hard in the ancient southern city of Luxor to trace the remaining part of the city's, and probably ancient Egypt's, most important route, namely the Grand Avenue of Sphinxes.

The almost 3,000-year-old road connects Karnak Temple with Luxor Temple, passing by the domain of Mut.

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